Quotation of the day

From the monthly archives: April 2011

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Elizabeth Drew

The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more
intensely for the reading of it.

Joseph Mankiewicz

The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make
sense, and life doesn't.

David Foster Wallace

True heroism is minutes, hours, weeks, year upon year of the quiet,
precise, judicious exercise of probity and care - with no one there to see
or cheer. This is the world.

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The collectiion: Books



Someone - Alice McDermott

One ordinary life told from the perspective of she who is living it. I do not normally read realistic or historical fiction but this book caught my eye...

Today in history

Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


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Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

Kids cook



Summer Fresh Pasta

This is terrific for a summer lunch.What you will need:12 0z. pasta, any shape1/2 cup pine nuts (optional - they are crazy expensive - but oh so good)...

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Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

New DVD5



The Border - Season 1

This is an oldie but a goodie filled with intrigue and great plots.  Canada and America must work together and the relationship is fraught with tension...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

The collection: Music



Blue Smoke - Dolly Parton

Singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to release her new album "Blue Smoke." The album reflects the character...

Science fair



The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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